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Residents demand HCDA change or die

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
Kakaako residents want the Legislature to restructure the Hawaii Community Development Authority to be more responsive to community concerns and better manage growth in the area, or abolish the agency, tasked with regulating development in Honolulu's urban core.

Fuel leaked dozens of times over 6 decades, Navy says

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
A Navy report reveals multiple leaks of many thousands of gallons of fuel over 65 years from 20 giant underground military storage tanks.

Volcanic Ash: Mayor's campaign promise on rail is a mixed bag so far

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
When Kirk Caldwell was elected mayor of Honolulu, I listed actions I thought he needed to take if he was to keep his campaign promise to "build rail better."

Vital Statistics

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
Each Sunday, the Star-Advertiser publishes Oahu vital statistics for marriage licenses and birth certificates filed with the state Department of Health's Vital Statistics System.

Island Images

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55

Newswatch

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
Bill calls for anti-graffiti czar, cameras • Seattle educator chosen as 'Iolani dean • Gravesites set for renovation • Native Hawaiian clinic to shutter

911 Report

Local News - Wed, 02/12/2014 - 05:55
10-foot tiger shark seen off Waikiki beach • Woman accused of ramming man's car

パホアが全米一かっこいい小さな町に選出

ローカルニュース - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 08:46
 Budget Travelによる「全米一かっこいいい小さな町」ランキングで、ハワイ島パホアが候補のひとつに選出されている。 今回のランキングには、パホアを含む全米15の町が選出されており、Budget Travelでは、2月25日(火)まで利用者からの投票を受け付けている。なお、パホアは現在投票率1.2%で、第13位にランクインしている。
参考:パシフィック・ビジネス・ニュース

ハワイアンがモロカイ、ラナイ便を就航

ローカルニュース - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 07:54
 ハワイの大手航空会社であるハワイアン航空は、ターボプロップ機を利用する新路線「オハナ・バイ・ハワイアン」の就航を発表した。 オハナ・バイ・ハワイアンでは、3月11日(火)よりホノルルとモロカイ島を結ぶ定期便を毎日3便、3月18日(火)よりホノルルとラナイ島を結ぶ定期便を毎日2便運行する予定で、現在、モロカイ線、ラナイ線の就航を記念した格安航空券を販売している。片道$59の格安航空券は2月17日までに購入する必要があり、利用可能期間は4月17日までとなっている。 なお、新路線の運行を行っているのは、アイダホ州に拠点をおくエンパイア航空だが、ハワイアン航空が予約や航空券の販売等のサービスを管理しており、オハナ・バイ・ハワイアンの利用でもハワイアン航空のマイルを貯める事ができる。
参考:KHON2

Obituaries

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Peter Ahoe Akimo • Charles Tadao Aoki • Toshio Araki • Baltazar Porte Barroga • Roy Asprin Burns Jr. • Joseph Elaban • Lowell Dale Kanani Farias • Eugene Bal Dunn Gleason • Yoshiaki Higa • Edwin Masaaki Hiroshige • and more

Zip Mobiles showing their age

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Five months before brake problems on the Zip Mobile snarled thousands of West Oahu commuters in a morning traffic jam, the vehicle's manufacturer told the company that runs the ZipperLane in a report that the brakes should be replaced.

Dinos revive in isles for 'Jurassic World'

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
The world's most famous dinosaurs are coming back to Hawaii. "Jurassic World," the fourth installment in the Steven Spielberg dinosaur series, will film on Oahu and Kauai starting in April, said Patrick Crowley, one of the producers of the film.

Autopsy to be conducted on inmate

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
The city Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to determine how a 44-year-old Halawa Correctional Facility inmate serving time for robbery died in his cell. Corrections officials said preliminary reports indicate that inmate Reginald Saia committed suicide.

State may yank land from UH

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
The University of Hawaii stands to lose control of 990 acres of agricultural land in Kapo­lei mauka of its new West Oahu campus as lawmakers consider transferring the property to the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.

Power outage exposes UH's repair needs

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
An electrical failure that knocked out power on the University of Hawaii at Manoa campus Thursday highlights the much-talked-about deferred maintenance repairs the school sorely needs, school officials said.

Aloha Tower tenants told to clear out for HPU's renovation

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Two restaurants, a tour boat and a taxi stand. That's all that will be left at Aloha Tower Marketplace next month as redevelopment work approaches for the once-bustling but long-struggling waterfront retail complex at Hono­lulu Harbor.

McManaman steps down over 'personal matters'

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
In a surprise to even her peers, Patricia McManaman, head of the state Department of Human Services, is stepping down due to personal reasons, the state announced Friday.

Gov. Abercrombie must restrict Niihau fishing, OHA says

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
State Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees have asked its chief executive officer to draft a letter urging Gov. Neil Abercrombie to use his powers to prohibit the taking of aquatic life within three miles of Niihau by non-Niihau residents.

Liquor panel too slack, councilman complains

Local News - Tue, 02/11/2014 - 05:49
Commissioners with the city's liquor control agency must do a better job of scrutinizing and vetting candidates in this latest attempt to fill the agency's administrator position, said Hono­lulu city Councilman Ron Menor.